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3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

3/4/21: HOLOGRAM HELLOS
Mar 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Microsoft’s weird vision for future VR conferencing; an ex-Sonic’s running for mayor; protesters’ lawsuit against Seattle expands. anti-Asian racism may be why a schoolteacher was attacked on the streets with ‘a rock in a sock.’

3/3/21: LIGHT DISPLAY, HEAVY MEMORIES
Mar 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma puts up 500 lights to remember COVID deaths; WA teachers now vaccine-eligible; City Council candidate drops out after 2015 assault case goes public; the Seattle Storm’s got a quasi-militaristic new logo.

3/2/21: HISTORY ON THE MARCH
Mar 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling Black women’s activism of the past, as a Black female Amazon manager files a discrimination suit; a Seattle Proud Boy leader’s role in the DC Capitol siege; the New Yorker marks a year of Seattle under COVID.

2/24/21: TALES OF BOOMTOWNS PAST
Feb 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Jess Walter’s new novel of labor struggles and crackdowns in 1909 Spokane; Seattle home prices keep on inflatin’; non-police ideas to enhance public safety; more fallout from the ex-Mariners exec’s online speech.

2/18/21: TAKEN DOWN IN THE SHUTDOWN
Feb 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A major SAM exhibit you’ll only see on video; new upscale apartment building donated for affordable housing; Point Roberts no longer blockaded; ‘rock concert rules’ for ‘winning’ vaccine access.

2/12/21: YOU GOTTA HAVE HEART, OR SOMETHING
Feb 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dina Martina’s V-Day greetings; waiting for the snow to get more serious; more of the state gets into a ‘phase 2’ reopening; could either or both of 2017’s temp-mayors run for the office this year?

2/5/21: THE MOLE, THE MERRIER
Feb 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Retro civic-PR art from a ‘Department of Design;’ no cruise ships to Canada (or, likely, Seattle) this year; Lorena Gonzalez’s last rival wants the Council seat she’s leaving to run for mayor; judge overseeing SPD reform warns against major restructuring without his OK.

2/1/21: BLUE ON BLUE
Jan 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The first truly new blue pigment in ages comes on the paint market; ex-Evergreen profs turned ‘intellectual dark web’ celebs spread COVID lies, while right-wing militia people invade a Southwest Wash. hospital; activists for the homeless try to take over another hotel.

1/28/21: HATING OVER HELPING
Jan 27th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local angle on the ‘Welfare Queen’ myth/meme; Seattle Pride will be online-only again in 2021; Boeing loses almost $12 billion; are the City Council’s proposed new rules on SPD crowd control too lax?

1/20/21: NEW DAY DAWNING
Jan 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sanity (or something like it) comes to America; past inauguration memories; vaccines still in short supply; state GOP cracks down on its own ‘moderates.’

1/19/21: IMAGINATION LAND
Jan 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

City asks artists and others to ponder their communities’ future; remembering one year of COVID in WA (and in the US); state makes a new vaccine distribution plan; man arrested at DC riot had tried to join Seattle protest groups, but was suspected of being a right-wing infiltrator.

1/15/21: PLUMBING THE DEPTHS
Jan 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Mario’ games you’ve probably never seen; state tries to speed up vaccination pace; ‘Twin Peaks’ Roadhouse might close for good; Nikkita Oliver to teach Seattle U law students about ‘abolition.’

1/14/21: YAK-KING AWAY
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Yakima’s local caste system as an example of the ‘American Gentry;’ Tuesday storm’s lingering damage; state starts next vaccination phase as COVID cases still increase; Hope Solo describes USWNT soccer as a ‘mean girls’ club.’

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

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